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agnail

[ag-neyl] /ˈægˌneɪl/
noun
1.
2.
Origin
950
before 950; Middle English; Old English angnægl, equivalent to ang- tight, hard, painful + nægl corn (on foot), nail
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British Dictionary definitions for agnail

agnail

/ˈæɡˌneɪl/
noun
1.
another name for hangnail
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agnail in Medicine

agnail ag·nail (āg'nāl')
n.

  1. A hangnail.

  2. A painful sore or swelling around a fingernail or toenail.

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